Governor’s Plate consolation starters headline racing card
A trio of Governor’s Plate consolation starters duke it out again tonight at Red Shores at Summerside Raceway in the first Wednesday card of the season.
Post time for the 12-dash card is 7 p.m.
Machinthesand, a third-place finisher in Saturday’s $5,000 consolation, has drawn the outside Post 6 for owners Noonan Holding Ltd., Russell and Karen Noonan.
The Hughie Murphy-trainee reunites with Kenny Murphy in Race 11 on the card.
From 14 starts this season, the son of Mach Three has five victories and has banked more than $6,600.
He meets Outside The Wire, which has drawn Post 4 for owners Andrew Avery and John Brodrick. Outside The Wire finished sixth in the consolation and has the driving services of Gilles Barrieau, the Basil Whelan memorial winner.
Barrieau holds a one-win lead over Corey Macpherson and Marc Campbell for top driver for the Summerside meet.
Oh To Be Me has drawn into Post 3 for owner, trainer and driver Gary Chappell.
The top class also features Cambest Kisser, Carrera Angel and Motorino.
The card also features Instant Shadow, the first two-year-old winner of the season at Red Shores, which has drawn the rail in the fifth race.